Underground Botanists, Outlaw Farmers, and the Race for the Cannabis Cup

npr:

According to a Turkish proverb, coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love. 
It’s National Coffee Day, and to celebrate we took a dip into the NPR archives and found this great report tracing the history of the coffee break, courtesy of Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg.
Enjoy!
-Kate
Photo: iStockphoto

npr:

According to a Turkish proverb, coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love. 

It’s National Coffee Day, and to celebrate we took a dip into the NPR archives and found this great report tracing the history of the coffee break, courtesy of Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg.

Enjoy!

-Kate

Photo: iStockphoto

books:

Tumblr Takes The Brooklyn Book Festival!

This Sunday, 9/21, hundreds of authors and plenty of your favorite publishers, bookstores, and librarians will be at the Brooklyn Book Festival. If you can be there, you totally should. But if not, our team of Tumblr Correspondents will be able to make you feel like you are with photos, gifs, drawings, quotes, writing tips, advice, reviews and more.

Follow this ace team at lastnightsreading, bookstalker, pith, yeahwriters, brooklynbook, jenhedonia, brooklynbrooke, and twentysomethingvagabond, or stick to books.tumblr.com where we’ll post their highlights all day long.

Are you coming too? Share your coverage with the #BKBF tag.

epicurious:

A Studio Ghibli food appreciation post.

LOVE this.

I want a talking skillet!

(via mfkopp)

eyeofthetaurus:

Milton Rogovin

eyeofthetaurus:

Milton Rogovin

(via mudwerks)

My new book, Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist’s Adventures in an Anti-Textile World is done.  Coming to a bookstore near you in April 2015.   

My new book, Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist’s Adventures in an Anti-Textile World is done.  Coming to a bookstore near you in April 2015.   

Teaching in the desert.  The World Cup.  And now I’ve finished another book.

mudwerks:

Sweet Bird of Youth (by wackystuff)

mudwerks:

Sweet Bird of Youth (by wackystuff)